BANDS / PROJECTS


BIG MAMA MONTSE .BAND, BIG MAMA MONTSE & SISTER MARION, BIG MAMA MONTSE & RIQUI SABATÉS and BIG MAMA MONTSE & TOTA, 2017

BIG MAMA MONTSE & SISTER MARION, BIG MAMA MONTSE & TÒFOL MARTÍNEZ BAND, and BIG MAMA MONTSE & TOTA.


BIG MAMA MONTSE & SISTER MARION
BIG MAMA MONTSE: Vocals
SISTER MARION: Piano

BIG MAMA MONTSE & TOTA
BIG MAMA MONTSE: Vocals & guitar
TOTA: Harmonica

BIG MAMA MONTSE & TÒFOL MARTÍNEZ BAND
BIG MAMA MONTSE: Vocals & guitar
TÒFOL MARTÍNEZ: Guitar
ISAAC COLL: Bass
ANDREU MORENO: Drums

BIG MAMA MONTSE & RIQUI SABATÉS BAND 2015
Photo: Joan Josep Gómez

BIG MAMA MONTSE & RIQUI SABATÉS BAND
BIG MAMA MONTSE: Vocals & guitar
RIQUI SABATÉS: Guitar
ISAAC COLL: Bass
CASPAR St CHARLES: Drums

BIG MAMA MONTSE & SISTER MARION "REAL WOMEN BLUES" 2014
Album recorded live at the auditorium of the modernist building Casa Golferichs in Barcelona in two sessions. 6 - March - 2014.

BIG MAMA MONTSE & ORIGINAL JAZZ ORQUESTRA DEL TALLER DE MÚSICS "BLUESIN' THE JAZZ" 2013


BIG MAMA "25Th ANNIVERSARY" & TALLER DE MÚSICS ALL STARS CD and Tour 2013

BIG MAMA & THE CRAZY BLUES BAND "BLUES ALL OVER" CD and Tour 2012

BIG MAMA MONTSE & ORIGINAL JAZZ ORQUESTRA 2012 Tour


BIGMAMAMONTSE BLUESLAB3 2010  
Photo: Guy Le Textier


BIGMAMAMONTSE BLUESLAB3
BIG MAMA: Vocals and guitar
VÍCTOR PUERTAS: Harmonica
PEP RIUS: Double Bass
OLIVIER ROCQUE: Drums
BIGMAMAMONTSE BLUESLAB3  2009
Photo: Joan Josep Gómez

BIGMAMAMONTSE BLUESLAB3
BIG MAMA: Vocals and guitar
VÍCTOR PUERTAS: Harmonica
MANOLO GERMÁN: Double Bass
OLIVIER ROCQUE: Drums

ESCLAT GOSPEL SINGERS "FROM ROOTS TO HEAVEN" CD and Tour 2007-2008
Photo: Ángel Marín

BIG MAMA participates at the CD of the 10th Anniversary of Festival Blues sur Seine (November 2008)

En 2007 BIG MAMA received the Artist BluesCat 07 Award by the Association of Blues Festivals in Catalonia. She also was elected to play at the Anem al Teatre! (Let's go to the Théatre!) campaign by Diputació of Barcelona, to approach the Blues to 10.000 children.

BLUES AROUND THE WORLD by Putumayo Records selects the song No Way Out by BIG MAMA & VICTOR URIS to be included on the CD. 2006
www.putumayo.com

BIG MAMA "BLUES ROOTED" 2005

BIG MAMA & JOAN PAU CUMELLAS "EN EL NOM DE TOTS" 2003

BIG MAMA & JOAN PAU CUMELLAS "STIR THE POT"  CD and Tour 2001

BIG MAMA & JOAN PAU CUMELLAS & MIGUEL TALAVERA "TABLEAU DE BLUES" CD and Tour 2000-01
TABLEAU DE BLUES
BIG MAMA : Vocals and guitar
JOAN PAU CUMELLAS : Harmonica
MIGUEL TALAVERA : Guitar

BIG MAMA participates at the 30th Anniversary CD and tour of the legendary catalan jazz orchestra LA LOCOMOTORA NEGRA, and they also tribute to LOUIS ARMSTRONG.  2001
Photos: Martí Escudé

THE NEW ORLEANS BLUE STOMPERS "HELLO SATCHMO" CD and Tour 2000
 
THE NEW ORLEANS BLUE STOMPERS
RICARD GILI : Trumpet
PEPE ROBLES : Trumpet
ORIOL ROMANÍ : Clarinet
OSCAR FONT : Trombone
ALBERT ROMANÍ : Banjo
FÈLIX DE BLAS : Tuba
MARCELO DE CASTRO : Washboard

BIG MAMA "TRIBUTE TO THE BLUES LADIES" 1999 Tour


BIG MAMA ELÈCTRIC BAND "SER O NO SER" CD and Tour 1998

Photos: Manolo Urbano

BIG MAMA ELÈCTRIC BAND
BIG MAMA : Vocals and guitar
ALJOSA MUTIÇ : Tenor sax
DAVID SOLER : Guitar
JORDI PORTAZ : Bass
JULIAN VAUGHN / DAVID SIMÓ : Drums
BIG MAMA & VÍCTOR URIS "EL BLUES DE L´OMBRA BLAVA" CD and Tour 1996

Photos: Manolo Urbano


BIG MAMA & THE MOUSEROCKERS  /  BIG MAMA EN JAZZ QUARTET  1995 - 1996
BIG MAMA & THE MOUSEROCKERS
BIG MAMA : Vocals
JORDI MENA : Guitar
JOSÉ DE LA ROSA : Guitar
JUAN AMARO : Bass
DAVID GARCIA : Drums
Photos: Manolo Urbano


BIG MAMA EN JAZZ QUARTET
BIG MAMA : Vocals
ALJOSA MUTIÇ : Tenor Sax
JOAN MONNÉ : Piano
RAI FERRER : Double Bass
XAVIER MAURETA : Drums
Photos: Paper de Música

Photos: Barlam

LA PORTEÑA JAZZ BAND 1995 European Tour. Also plays occasionally with THE DUMOUSTIER STOMPERS

LA VELLA DIXIELAND "RAGTIME" 1995
LA VELLA DIXIELAND with BIG MAMA & JOSEP Mª FARRÀS
JOSEP Mª FARRÀS : Trumpet
BIG MAMA: Vocals
PEP GOL : Trumpet
XAVIER MANAU : Trombone
PEP PASCUAL : Saxes and clarinet
PAU CASARES : Saxes et clarinet
RICKY ARAIZA : Guitar and banjo
FRANCESC CAPELLA : Piano
ARTUR REGADA : Double Bass
ALDO MUNARI : Drums

BIG MAMA & VÍCTOR URIS & AMADEU CASAS "EL BLUES DE LA INFLACIÓ" 1994

BIG MAMA & THE BLUES MESSENGERS. CD recorded live and Tour 1993
BIG MAMA & THE BLUES MESSENGERS
BIG MAMA : Vocals
AMADEU CASAS : Guitar
FRANCESC CAPELLA : Piano
ALJOSA MUTIÇ : Tenor Sax
GILLES BERTHENET : Trumpet
PERE ENGUIX "PETETE" : Trombone
SANTI ÚRSUL : Bass
JULIAN VAUGHN : Drums

BIG MAMA & THE BLUES MESSENGERS  "BLUES, BLUES, BLUES!" Album recorded on 1992 and published on 1995.
BIG MAMA & THE BLUES MESSENGERS
BIG MAMA : Vocals
AMADEU CASAS : Guitar
AUGUST THARRATS : Piano
SANTI ÚRSUL : Bass
CASPAR St. CHARLES : Drums
DANI NEL.LO : Tenor sax and harmonica
"LIBA" VILLAVECCHIA : Tenor sax and barytone sax

HARMÒNICA COIXA BLUES BAND "WALKING BLUES" Vynil and Tour 1991
HARMÒNICA COIXA BLUES BAND
VÍCTOR URIS : Harmonica
BIG MAMA: Vocals
TONI REYNÉS : Bass
VICENS CALDENTEY : Guitar
ALFONSO DE LA SIERRA : Guitar
SEBASTIÀ CATANY : Drums

BLUES REUNION '90. 1990

Photos: Jordi Vidal

BLUES REUNION
BIG MAMA : Vocals
AMADEU CASAS : Guitar
AUGUST THARRATS : Piano
VÍCTOR URIS : Harmonica
SANTI ÚRSUL : Bass
CASPAR St. CHARLES : Drums


SPECIAL COMPANY. 1988-1990

SPECIAL COMPANY
BIG MAMA : Vocals
LAUTARO ROSAS : Guitar
JACO ABEL / CLIMENT YAGÜE : Guitar
SANTI ÚRSUL : Bass
CASPAR St. CHARLES : Drums

  THE NEW BLUES EXPLOSION. 1988-1989
Photo: Jordi Vidal

THE NEW BLUES EXPLOSION
BIG MAMA: Vocals
VICENTE P. ZÚMEL: Harmonica
AUGUST THARRATS : Piano
AMADEU CASAS : Guitar
PROFESSOR MERCHÁN / JORDI OTIZ: Bass
CHENTO BRIGANTI / CASPAR St. CHARLES: Drums

BLUESWING. 1988

BLUESWING
BIG MAMA: Vocals
AUGUST THARRATS : Piano
JOAN THARRATS : Clarinet and sax (drums)
AMADEU CASAS : Guitar
JORDI GOLMAYO : Drums